The World Undergraduate Equine Research Database is a simple and easy way of gaining information on past dissertations by equine students. It is accessible on the Internet and is maintained by the Weatherbys Group.
Information is summarised and can be searched by using keywords, categories or establishments. Browsing is free, although there may be charges from the relevant institutions for shipment and supply of the research.
Visit www.wuerd.org for more information or to look at past research.
NAGS features in H&H
Horse & Hound magazine will be publishing a two-part feature on elite grooms based around former international groom Lucy Katan’s presentation at the National Equine Forum.
The 24 April issue will focus on the problems of recruiting and retaining world-class grooms, while May’s edition of NAGS, will look at how elite grooms might be encouraged to remain in their profession.
Become a member
Membership of NAGS is free to all bona fide grooms and students. Benefits include: Horse & Hound subscription at £1 per copy, £3 discount voucher on a sack of Blue Chip Dynamic, 10% discount on Splash Equestrian equipment and clothing, no P&P charges from Equestrian Vision mail order and eligibility for NAGS-only competitions and offers.
If you are interested in becoming a member write to: NAGS, Room 2018, Kings Reach Tower, Stamford Street, London SE1 9LS (tel: 020 7261 6993), or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
And remember, the club is open to all students, not just those studying for an equine qualification.